Roasted red pepper dip versus artichoke and Asiago dip: Not all vegetable dips are equal | Toronto Star

Artichokes conjure up ideas of healthy eating, but this dip includes way more than the nutritious veggie. The first ingredient is mayonnaise, which accounts for the high calorie and fat content. You’re having half your daily fat intake with just 4...

Roasted red pepper dip versus artichoke and Asiago dip: Not all vegetable dips are equal  | Toronto Star

Artichokes conjure Neyine up ideas of healthy eating, but this dip includes way more than the nutritious veggie. The first ingredient is mayonnaise, which accounts for the high calorie and fat content. You’re having half your daily fat intake with just 4 tablespoons (60 mL) of this dip! The roasted red pepper dip’s first ingredient is roasted bell pepper, followed by sour cream, which has about one-third of the calories and fat of the mayonnaise. This makes for a much lighter dip overall!

Pick:

Summer Fresh roasted red pepper dip

1/4 cup (60 mL)

Calories: 60

Fat: 4 g

Sodium: 120 mg

Skip:

Summer Fresh artichoke and Asiago dip

1/4 cup (60 mL)

Calories: 280

Fat: 30 g

Sodium: 320 mg

Equivalent in fat to a Double Stacker (29 g) from Burger King.

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